Mastering layers

Master layers in Elements

Get to grips with this cornerstone of photo editing. James Paterson shows you how layers can be used for all kinds of techniques and effects

Dazzling reptile photographs from stunning new book

The first book to be released by celebrated amphibian and reptile photographer, Matthijs Kuijpers, Cold Instinct celebrates a diverse group of bizarre, rare and endangered animals. Gorgeously captured, each and every photograph in the book displays the subjects as a…

Opinion: What can we do to achieve gender equality in photography?

With 2018 marking 100 years of women’s suffrage, it was fitting that the Royal Photographic Society launched its Hundred Heroines project last year. Its aim was to find photography’s 100 most inspirational women, putting out an appeal for nominations. Within…

Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2019 winners

The results of the prestigious Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year competition have been announced and what a sumptuous feast for the eyes it is. The competition has been running since 2011 and to date has received almost 50,000…

Win a unique chance to capture images of geisha

SIGMA has teamed up with AP to offer 10 lucky readers the chance to attend a workshop in London shooting Japanese geisha with top portrait and fashion photographer, Dave Kai Piper. All you have to do to be in with…

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Heroic lighting with the Rotolight AEOS

Sports pro Terry Donnelly reveals how he captured his iconic Spiderman shot on the streets of New York using the ultra-portable and powerful Rotolight AEOS

World Press Photo winners announced

The image was taken by Getty staff photographer John Moore last April, and the resultant public outcry put pressure on President Trump to reverse some of his punitive border policies. “I think this image touched many people’s hearts, as it…

Canon EOS 250D SLR has 4k and more for around £500

The DIGIC 8 processor also supports a range of improvements in Live View autofocus, along with Eye AF, an Auto Lighting Optimizer, a Digital Lens Optimizer and Highlight Tone Priority. On the subject of AF, the EOS 250D’s Dual Pixel…

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Wildlife watch: Red grouse

The red grouse is a medium-sized game bird that can be found in heather moorland across the UK. Oscar Dewhurst explains how and when to approach these timid birds